Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced)

Domestic

COURSE SNAPSHOT 

Local
Delivery ModeOn campus
Duration 2 - 2.5F / 4 - 4.5P
Intake InformationSemester 1 (Autumn) ; Semester 2 (Spring)
Apply Direct Code3698.3
Course Code950249
Fee Information

Local Course Fees (opens in a new window)

Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.

International

COURSE SNAPSHOT 

International
Delivery Mode On campus
Duration  2 - 2.5F
Intake Information Semester 1 (Autumn) ; Semester 2 (Spring)
Course Code 950249
Fee Information

International Course Fees (opens in a new window)

Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.

Overview

The speed of change in Information and Communications Technology requires everyone to update their knowledge every few years. Western Sydney University courses recognise this. In addition we concentrate on the vital role that computer networks, including internet and web technologies, are playing in all areas of life. This is reflected in our research strengths in networking and web engineering.

The Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) prepares computing professionals and recent graduates for work in the information and communications technologies sector at the top of today's thoroughly globalised and networked environment. The course combines both Web Engineering and Networking specialisations, giving a strong foundation for your professional life in computing.

You will gain the knowledge, understanding and skills to deal effectively with advanced issues in information and communications technologies.

Units

Access information about the units (subjects) you will complete as well as important admission information:

Review the Course Admission and Subject Information

Career Opportunities

With a Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) you are equipped for different streams within the growing Information and Communications Technology industry:

  • Web Engineering stream roles include web engineer, developer, project leader, manager, e-business specialist or developer, enterprise application developer or project leader, workflow specialist or project leader.
  • Networking stream roles include network specialist, project leader, manager, engineer, administrator, security officer/specialist, multimedia engineer/specialist or mobile system developer/specialist.
  • Generic stream roles include IT specialist, project manager, team leader, systems manager, developer, IT consultant, software developer or solutions architect.

How to apply

If you're an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident, you can apply online directly to Western (opens in a new window) for postgraduate coursework in Arts and Humanities, Business, Creative Industries, Engineering and Built Environment, Health Sciences, Law, Computing and Information Technology, Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery, Psychology, Sciences, Social Sciences, TESOL, Interpreting and Translation or Therapeutic Studies and Counselling. Applications can also be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) (opens in a new window).

Applications made directly to Western do not have an application fee.

You can manage your existing direct applications via the Western application portal (opens in a new window) or via UAC.(opens in a new window)

Step by step instructions are available on the How to Apply pages.

If you are an international student, you need to apply through Western Sydney University International. Step by step instructions are available on the International Admissions pages.